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Marungka Tjalantananyi (Dipped in Black) is a film and photographic project created with Yankunytjatjara artist Derik Lynch that explores (in dream and memory) Derik’s childhood growing up in the central Australian desert. The story follows his road trip from city life back to Country to perform Drag on sacred Inmar Ground, while memories from his youth, and of the land, return. Inmar is the space where knowledge is shared through dance, it is also the place where history (past and present) is written and shared.

Commissioned by the South Australian Film Corporation and Adelaide Film Festival.
To be premiered at the Adelaide Film Festival 2022.

Marungka Tjalantananyi (Dipped in Black) is a film and photographic project created with Yankunytjatjara artist Derik Lynch that explores (in dream and memory) Derik’s childhood growing up in the central Australian desert. The story follows his road trip from city life back to Country to perform Drag on sacred Inmar Ground, while memories from his youth, and of the land, return. Inmar is the space where knowledge is shared through dance, it is also the place where history (past and present) is written and shared.